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The Power of Social Networks

No matter what society throws out there, people either use it for the good, the bad, or even worse, downright ugly purposes. This is a universal fact. According to Google, nearly 60 percent of people talk more online than they do in real life. As much as we may try to resist it, Social Media […]

World’s All Time Greatest Heists

If you live in a big city, you probably hear it on the news every night: Another robbery just took place somewhere relatively close to you. Whether it’s a bank robbery that is carefully planned and calculated, or the often-times random and desperate home-invasion robbery – there’s no doubt quite a few stories to be […]

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Top 20 High Paying Jobs in America

If you can’t afford that lavish vacation you’ve always dreamed about and you’re not driving the type of car you always wanted, you may have chosen the wrong profession. Of course, saving and spending wisely helps get you where you want to go financially, but the following top 20 high-paying careers can sure get you […]

Stop what you’re doing and take two minutes to watch this video. In a four-part interview back in 2009, Ira Glass, of radio program “This American Life,” shared some insightful advice on overcoming self-doubt. According to his theory, there’s a “gap” between the quality of work an individual puts out at the start of their career and […]

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In Europe, workers typically receive 20 to 30 days of paid vacation annually, guaranteed by law. Here in the United States, not so much. Especially for low-paid workers,  paid time off is a luxury they scarcely dream about. Even workers lucky enough to have paid vacations as part of their benefit packages often leave vacation […]

From Humble Beginnings

It is easy to look at successful CEOs and think that they must have been born with a golden spoon in their mouths.  However, many of the CEOs that are making multi-million dollar salaries today didn’t have a privileged upbringing, in fact, many of them had very humble beginnings.  Here are seven examples of CEOs […]

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Real Life Examples of Paying it Forward!

We live in a world where “there is no such things as a free lunch.” People don’t work for free, and investors don’t give out personal loans without interest. Even when friends or family do you a “favor” there are usually strings attached. Which is why it is so refreshing (and rare) when people are […]

Love

If a candlelit dinner is too cliché or you’re tired of the same old box of chocolates to show the love of your life how much you care, try spicing things up this Valentine’s Day. Mix things up with these fun, quirky, and admittedly unusual ways to let those you love know how much they […]

Every year as the confetti drops and Baby New Year splashes onto the scene, we resolve to lose weight, have a better relationship with money or clear out the clutter hiding in the closet (and the junk drawer, and the garage, etc…). In fact, 45 percent of Americans make resolutions, according to a study from […]